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Over one million people on Live Register or getting unemployment payment
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Over one million people on Live Register or getting unemployment payment

Jul 2nd 2020, 2:52 PM 13,661 Views 19 Comments

The number of people in receipt of Covid-related payments is decreasing as more businesses start to reopen.

Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'
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Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'

Jun 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 23,610 Views 45 Comments

The business lobbying group forecasts Irish unemployment to level off at 16% and GDP to contract by 11% for the year.

'Thousands of non-national construction workers will be needed to meet housing targets' - Ibec
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'Thousands of non-national construction workers will be needed to meet housing targets' - Ibec

Jan 7th 2019, 12:12 PM 39,966 Views 154 Comments

Ibec says there are not enough skilled workers here to meet demand.

Jobseekers reminded they can take up Christmas work without losing entitlements
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Jobseekers reminded they can take up Christmas work without losing entitlements

Nov 3rd 2017, 1:19 PM 21,530 Views 65 Comments

Businesses are being urged to hire people on the Live Register.

Number of young people signing on now stands at over 32,000
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Number of young people signing on now stands at over 32,000

Aug 3rd 2017, 5:30 PM 21,868 Views 112 Comments

There are currently over 11,000 young people in long-term unemployment.

Almost 7 out of 10 motorists want drink drivers named on live register
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Almost 7 out of 10 motorists want drink drivers named on live register

Oct 23rd 2016, 6:37 PM 12,712 Views 58 Comments

Conor Faughnan from The AA said, “It’s a tragic Irish problem that hasn’t gone away.”

FactCheck: What effect does JobBridge and other schemes have on our unemployment rate?
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FactCheck: What effect does JobBridge and other schemes have on our unemployment rate?

Feb 14th 2016, 6:00 PM 30,363 Views 97 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck examines an issue that’s on a lot of people’s minds.

Live Register: 35,000 fewer people signed on since last year
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Live Register: 35,000 fewer people signed on since last year

Feb 4th 2016, 3:00 PM 8,639 Views 87 Comments

The number has dropped by almost 30% from its August 2011 peak.

There has been another drop in the number of people on the live register
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There has been another drop in the number of people on the live register

Jan 7th 2016, 1:24 PM 14,467 Views 112 Comments

The number of people signing on in December was 34,496 fewer than in the same month in 2014.

15,000 under 25s have been signing on for over a year
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15,000 under 25s have been signing on for over a year

Apr 29th 2015, 2:23 PM 9,676 Views 79 Comments

The number of people signing on has dropped but unemployment is still at 10%.

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%
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Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%

Mar 4th 2015, 8:25 PM 21,110 Views 166 Comments

The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009

Number of under 25s on the dole is rising (but unemployment rate has fallen again)
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# Post-recession Low

Number of under 25s on the dole is rising (but unemployment rate has fallen again)

Feb 4th 2015, 10:50 PM 13,814 Views 140 Comments

The unemployment rate it hit 10.5% in January – down from 10.6% in December.

Every single month in 2014 there were fewer and fewer people on the dole queue
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# Going Down

Every single month in 2014 there were fewer and fewer people on the dole queue

Jan 7th 2015, 12:02 PM 7,361 Views 84 Comments

The unemployment rate is now down to 10.6%.

Richard Bruton: I'm not worried about Northern Ireland cutting corporation tax
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Richard Bruton: I'm not worried about Northern Ireland cutting corporation tax

Dec 3rd 2014, 6:10 PM 10,595 Views 43 Comments

“We will compete and continue to compete hard.”

The dole queue has shrunk to a post-recession low... And Joan Burton's happy
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The dole queue has shrunk to a post-recession low... And Joan Burton's happy

Dec 3rd 2014, 12:47 PM 7,372 Views 96 Comments

Each person off the Live Register and into a job saves the taxpayer €20,000 a year, the government says.

A Twitter row over this incredibly vague graph climaxed with a FG TD calling a voter a "moron"
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A Twitter row over this incredibly vague graph climaxed with a FG TD calling a voter a "moron"

Nov 26th 2014, 11:20 PM 48,380 Views 147 Comments

That escalated REALLY quickly.

Here's how many Irish Water employees were taken off the live register
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Here's how many Irish Water employees were taken off the live register

Nov 16th 2014, 7:45 AM 33,431 Views 102 Comments

More than one fifth of the meter installers were unemployed before they got their current job.

Jobless figures down, though they're still doling it out
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Jobless figures down, though they're still doling it out

Sep 3rd 2014, 2:17 PM 6,784 Views 44 Comments

Fewer people signing up for benefits, but nearly half now long-term claimants.

Good news: Unemployment rate predicted to fall to 9.8% in 2015
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Good news: Unemployment rate predicted to fall to 9.8% in 2015

Aug 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,515 Views 48 Comments

The ESRI predict that unemployment will fall to 9.8% next year.

JobBridge is 'absolutely not' used by employers to get cheap labour
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JobBridge is 'absolutely not' used by employers to get cheap labour

Aug 6th 2014, 10:56 AM 15,045 Views 153 Comments

The Junior Minister for Labour Activation said that any employers who abuse the system will be “taken off”.

Southwest region performing strongly as unemployment rate falls again
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Southwest region performing strongly as unemployment rate falls again

Jul 30th 2014, 11:44 AM 7,064 Views 55 Comments

The unemployment rate now stands at 11.5%.

Here's what the social welfare budget paid for last year
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Here's what the social welfare budget paid for last year

Jul 9th 2014, 6:07 PM 20,170 Views 76 Comments

Between pensions, jobseeker’s payments and allowances for children and carers, Joan Burton’s department spend €20.3 billion.

Almost 3,000 extra young people were signing on last month
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Almost 3,000 extra young people were signing on last month

Jul 2nd 2014, 1:17 PM 10,256 Views 74 Comments

Overall, the number of people on the Live Register decreased by 4,400 in June.

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know
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Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

Jun 5th 2014, 1:13 PM 9,851 Views 2 Comments

Catch up as you refuel.

Live Register: Far more men than women are dropping their claims
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Live Register: Far more men than women are dropping their claims

Jun 5th 2014, 12:18 PM 7,498 Views 36 Comments

There was a 1,600 decrease in the Live Register figures, once seasonally adjusted.

Unemployment rate falls again to 11.7 per cent
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Unemployment rate falls again to 11.7 per cent

Apr 30th 2014, 11:46 AM 7,477 Views 81 Comments

It represents the 22nd month in a row that the number of claimants on the Live Register has fallen.

Live Register drops for 21st month in a row
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Live Register drops for 21st month in a row

Apr 2nd 2014, 12:56 PM 9,248 Views 87 Comments

There were 391,232 people on the Live Register last month, some 33,856 fewer than in March 2013

Paddy Power, obese kids, and identity cards: The week in numbers
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# Prime Numbers

Paddy Power, obese kids, and identity cards: The week in numbers

Mar 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 16,006 Views 12 Comments

Plus: How many candidates are running as ‘Independent Fine Gael’ in the local elections?

Gerry Adams says Gateway and JobBridge massaging dole numbers
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Gerry Adams says Gateway and JobBridge massaging dole numbers

Mar 5th 2014, 10:45 PM 16,656 Views 124 Comments

He made the comment as the Live Register falls below 400,000 for first time since 2009.

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jan 8th 2014, 11:06 PM 18,736 Views 14 Comments

Today everyone’s been talking about a man found dead in Dublin, Jenny Lauren’s €2,000 fine and Mary McAleese on the Catholic Church and homosexuality.

Number of people 'signing on' at lowest since May 2009
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Number of people 'signing on' at lowest since May 2009

Jan 8th 2014, 12:52 PM 6,645 Views 101 Comments

The number of people on the Live Register fell by 3,300 last month, according to the Central Statistics Office.

Employment growth in Ireland outpaces the eurozone says EU stats office
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Employment growth in Ireland outpaces the eurozone says EU stats office

Dec 13th 2013, 12:15 PM 5,827 Views 46 Comments

EU figures show that employment grew by 1.1 per cent in Ireland between July and September, second only to Portugal.

Numbers on the Live Register fall again in November, unemployment at 12.5 per cent
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Numbers on the Live Register fall again in November, unemployment at 12.5 per cent

Dec 4th 2013, 11:02 AM 6,384 Views 63 Comments

More good news for the government this morning.

Unemployment rate fell to 13.2% in October but it’s still ‘unacceptably high’
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Unemployment rate fell to 13.2% in October but it’s still ‘unacceptably high’

Oct 31st 2013, 10:30 PM 12,193 Views 99 Comments

This is the first month since May 2009 that the unadjusted Live Register total has been below 400,000 but Joan Burton sounded a note of caution today.

Rise in employment signals 2 per cent growth in Irish economy
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Rise in employment signals 2 per cent growth in Irish economy

Oct 9th 2013, 12:01 AM 6,711 Views 47 Comments

Growth next year will depend on what happens outside Ireland, according to the ESRI.

Live Register figures continue falling as key Exchequer returns to be published
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Live Register figures continue falling as key Exchequer returns to be published

Oct 2nd 2013, 1:33 PM 7,640 Views 71 Comments

The Budget is less than two weeks away and the economic data is coming thick and fast…

Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton
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Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton

Sep 12th 2013, 3:30 PM 4,640 Views 38 Comments

Minister Joan Burton said that while Ireland’s tax rates are favourable, the companies still employ large numbers of people.

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Sep 4th 2013, 11:00 PM 9,392 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny promising to act on Priory Hall and the death of Ariel Castro.

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